A Republican candidate for Illinois governor says he feels Bill Daley dropping out of the Democratic side of the race bodes well for his own candidacy.
State Treasurer Dan Rutherford is one of four candidates on the Republican ticket for governor in next Spring's primary.
With legislative reform in the news again, Illinois' governor is chiming in about what he'd like to see.
The comments from Pat Quinn come in response to Republican Governor candidate Bruce Rauner, who rolled out a reform plan on Tuesday.
New details are emerging about the future of an Illinois prisoner who escaped but was later caught.
Jared Carter was serving a sentence for burglary at Robinson Correctional Center when he walked away from a work crew last Friday. He was caught on Tuesday in Palestine.
A candidate for Illinois Comptroller said he's throwing his support behind another candidate because the two share the same goals.
Democrat Duffy Blackburn announced on Wednesday that's he's suspending his campaign and supporting Sheila Simon for the office.
Here is a transcript, provided by the White House, on the speech on Wednesday in at Knox College in Galesburg by President Obama.
An Illinois lawmaker is requesting a hearing to address the latest allegations that are surfacing from a former Metra Executive Director.
SPRINGFIELD — The Illinois State Police, Illinois Association of Chiefs of Police and the Illinois Sheriff's Association are alerting the public that Illinois' current unlawful-use-of-a-weapon statute is still being enforced and will continue to be until the governor signs a new concealed-carry law.
EAST ST. LOUIS, Ill. (AP) — An East St. Louis police detective has been ordered to remain in jail pending his federal trial on charges that he plotted to distribute cocaine while on the police force.
SPRINGFIELD — Given a second chance, a bill to prohibit smoking on all public university campuses in Illinois was approved by the Illinois Senate.
Last week, the measure, SB 2202, fell five votes short of passing the Senate, and it was placed on "postponed consideration."